Gemma Whelan is an English actor. She had her career beginnings in the mid-2000s. She debuted on the TV show The Enforcers. Her first movie was in 2008’s Shortbread and Tea. Her acting career became more active in the 2010s, appearing on the shows The Persuasionists and Threesome. She also appeared in the movie Gulliver’s Travels. She then became known for her role as Yara Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, a role she still plays up to present. Simultaneously, she had notable roles on other shows, such as on Live at the Electric and Badults. She currently is the narrator of the reality series Almost Royal. She also stars as Kate on the British sitcom Upstart Crow.